ADDIS ABEBA – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed met Special Envoy of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Ambassador Yoshifumi Okamura, on Wednesday.
The two discussed on the further strengthening of bilateral relations and in working together on regional peace in Africa, said the office of the Prime Minister.
On Tuesday, ambassador Okamura also met State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Markos Tekle, to exchange views on the upcoming 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7).
Dr. Markos on the occasion said Ethiopia is finalizing preparations to take an active part at the conference, his office said in a statement.
The 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development will be held from 28-30 August 2019 in Yokohama, Japan.